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  • NFL expands practice squad limit to 10 players

    NFL expands practice squad limit to 10 players
    NFL practice squads have been expanded to 10 players from a previous maximum of eight players, effectively immediately for this season. Under an agreement reached between the NFL and the NFL Players Association, the new limits will remain in effect...
  • Ray Rice said he never planned to appeal suspension

    Ray Rice said he never planned to appeal suspension
    When NFL commissioner Roger Goodell suspended Ravens star running back Ray Rice for two games for violating the league's personal-conduct policy, talk briefly turned toward whether he would file an appeal. Under NFL collective bargaining agreement rules...
  • Ray Rice apologizes to wife and all domestic violence victims in first comments since suspension

    Ray Rice apologizes to wife and all domestic violence victims in first comments since suspension
    Composed and seemingly contrite, Ravens running back Ray Rice apologized to his wife, Janay, and insisted that their physical altercation in February was a one-time incident from which he has grown. He also vowed to become a vocal advocate against...
  • Ex-Ravens center Matt Birk named NFL director of football development

    Ex-Ravens center Matt Birk named NFL director of football development
    Retired former Ravens center Matt Birk is staying involved with the NFL. The six-time Pro Bowl center and former Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year was named the league's director of football development today. Birk spent this past year working as an...
  • Ravens' Jimmy Smith not expected to face discipline from NFL, based on precedent

    Ravens' Jimmy Smith not expected to face discipline from NFL, based on precedent
    Based on precedent, Ravens starting cornerback Jimmy Smith isn't expected to face discipline from the NFL stemming from his arrest in Towson on Saturday night for misdemeanor disorderly conduct. Smith was charged with failure to obey a lawful order by a...
  • Former Gary Kubiak tackle Eric Winston joins Seahawks

    Former Gary Kubiak tackle Eric Winston joins Seahawks
    Now that veteran offensive tackle Eric Winston has ageed to a one-year contract with the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks, any lingering speculation about a potential reunion with Ravens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak can finally be put to rest....
  • What's next for Ravens running back Ray Rice?

    What's next for Ravens running back Ray Rice?
    Now that Ray Rice has held a widely criticized news conference Friday that included some awkward, off-the-cuff moments and no public apology to his wife, just months after their physical altercation at an Atlantic City, N.J., casino, the Ravens' star...
  • John Harbaugh says Ravens will closely monitor veteran free-agent market

    John Harbaugh says Ravens will closely monitor veteran free-agent market
    The conversations between coach John Harbaugh and general manager Ozzie Newsome about the Ravens' roster have brought them to a conclusion. They're going to closely monitor the veteran free-agent market, particularly now that it's June 1 and signing...
  • Sammy Seamster, James Hurst headline Ravens' undrafted free agents

    Sammy Seamster, James Hurst headline Ravens' undrafted free agents
    The Ravens take their recruiting and signing of undrafted rookie free agents extremely seriously, with coach John Harbaugh personally attempting to convince players to sign. It's an exercise coordinated by scouts, including Joe Douglas and Mark Azevedo,...
  • Ravens meet with Dennis Pitta's representatives as negotiations continue

    Ravens meet with Dennis Pitta's representatives as negotiations continue
    The Ravens continue to engage in contract talks with tight end Dennis Pitta and have made him a major negotiating priority as they urgently try to lock up the pending unrestricted free agent, according to league sources. No deal is imminent, though,...
  • Catching up with retired Ravens center Matt Birk

    Catching up with retired Ravens center Matt Birk
    Former Ravens center Matt Birk, the NFL’s Walter Payton Man of the Year in 2012 and a Super Bowl champion, will be back in the Baltimore area this Thursday for a signing for his new book, “All-Pro Wisdom: The 7 Choices that Lead to Greatness.&...
  • Ravens agree to five-year, $32 million deal with Dennis Pitta

    Ravens agree to five-year, $32 million deal with Dennis Pitta
    Just seven months ago, Dennis Pitta was carted off the Ravens’ practice field after suffering a fractured, dislocated right hip that required surgery. On Friday, Pitta agreed to five-year, $32 million contract with $16 million guaranteed,...